Tag Archives for layoffs

December 14, 2012

“We’ve literally put all of our new product development on hold … so we can afford to pay the stupid tax.” [Darleen Click]

TweetThat would be the ObamaCare tax on medical devices – everything from tongue depressors to insulin pumps. [O]ver at Uresil, LLC, in Skokie, Ill., the layoffs have already started. The company laid off six people from its 52-person workforce this … Continue reading

14. December 2012 by Darleen

November 9, 2012

“Well done America … the following companies have all announced layoffs …” [Darleen Click]

Tweet– Westinghouse – Research in Motion Ltd. – Lightyear Network Solutions – Providence Journal – Hawker Beechcraft – Boeing – CVPH Medical Center – US Cellular – Commerzbank – Iberia – Momentive Performance Materials – Brake Parts – Gameforge Berlin … Continue reading

09. November 2012 by Darleen

November 7, 2012

Obama wins — cue the layoffs [Darleen Click]

TweetI’m sure this is just a coincidence … unexpectedly Boeing announced a major restructuring of its defense division on Wednesday that will cut 30 percent of management jobs from 2010 levels, close facilities in California and consolidate several business units … Continue reading

07. November 2012 by Darleen

October 1, 2012

Obama bribery gets results: Lockheed Martin delays layoff notices [Darleen Click]

TweetAs I posted here, and to paraphrase cranky-d, the plan of the Obama administration to pay the fines of defense contractors who violate government regs concerning layoff notices, is now paying off. Defense contractor Lockheed Martin heeded a request from … Continue reading

01. October 2012 by Darleen

September 29, 2012

Obama Admin bribing defense contractors not to issue lay-off notices in October [Darleen Click]

TweetA little quid pro quo prior to election The White House moved to prevent defense and other government contractors from issuing mass layoff notices in anticipation of sequestration, even going so far to say that the contracting agencies would cover … Continue reading

29. September 2012 by Darleen